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Seasonal Facilities Maintenance Aide, Building Facilities

Company: Stearns County
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Position Description


Starting: $15.2302/hourly

Non-Union Position

Our Mission: "Provide Exceptional Public Services to Assure a Safe, Healthy, Vibrant County for All"

Our Values: Professional | Approachable | Responsive | Collaborative | Fair & Equitable

Continuous Posting. Applications will be reviewed in batches based on the date the application was submitted.

Are you looking for a summer job with flexible hours? Apply to become a seasonal employee at Stearns County! These positions are great jobs for college students looking to earn tuition money and seniors or retirees looking to be more active during the summer months. Candidates must be 18 and older. Stearns County derives strength from the diversity of its workforce and provides a welcoming environment where all are respected, honored and valued.

Position Objective

To participate in maintaining and improving County facilities and grounds. The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to a variety of landscaping, mowing, building maintenance, and custodial duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

These examples do not include all possible responsibilities in this position and do not limit the assignment of related duties to this classification.

  1. Assists with facility painting projects.

  2. Performs maintenance and improvement of furnishings, landscapes, and grounds.

  3. Assists with mowing, landscaping, noxious weed control, construction, cleaning, grounds keeping, sign fabrication, and furniture refurbishing.

  4. Performs custodial duties including but not limited to washing floors, walls, tables, grills, and toilets.

  5. Performs maintenance activities to promote a healthy turf through seed bed preparation, soil tests, fertilizing, and watering plants.

  6. Attends work regularly and in a timely manner.

  7. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications and Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Minimum Qualifications

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must possess the following:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or will be by May 2021
  • Possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Experience Beyond Minimum Qualifications: previous experience maintaining buildings and grounds; using gas engine power equipment; in maintenance and operation of spin trimmers, and mowers; working alone or with minimal supervision; enforcing rules in a public setting; first aid training and CPR certification is a plus.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Ability to effectively and reliably perform routine building and grounds maintenance.

  2. Ability to exercise good judgment when performing maintenance activities.

  3. Ability to be self-motivated when performing responsibilities.

  4. Ability to perform manual labor.

  5. Ability to develop respectful and cooperative working relationships.

  6. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

Accountabilities, Work Environment and Extent of Supervision or Guidance Provided

Accountabilities Shared By All Employees

  1. Performs job responsibilities in a manner consistent with the County's mission and values.

  2. Develops and maintains a thorough working knowledge of all department and County-wide policies, protocols and procedures that apply to the performance of this position.

  3. Develops respectful and cooperative working relationships with co-workers.

  4. Informs immediate supervisor of all important matters pertaining to assigned job responsibilities.

  5. Seeks opportunities for further personal growth and development.

  6. Represents the County in a professional manner to all internal and external contacts when doing the County's business.

  7. Complies with all rules and policies in order to maintain a safe work environment.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

The primary responsibilities for this position will be performed approximately 90% of the time outdoors. Will have some exposure to health hazards and accidents.

Extent of Supervision or Guidance Provided

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Building Facilities staff.

Responsibility for Public Contact


Hours of Work, Testing and Interview Dates

Hours of Work

Shifts available Monday through Thursday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Positions are scheduled approximately May through August.

Interview Date

If you are selected to be interviewed for this position, interviews will be held on Thursday, May 27, 2021. Invitations to interview will be sent to the email address listed on the job application and will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. A job specific physical, drug and/or psychological exam may be required before appointment.

If you require special accommodations to participate in the Stearns County hiring process, please contact us at 320-656-3606.

Keywords: Stearns County, Saint Cloud , Seasonal Facilities Maintenance Aide, Building Facilities, Other , Saint Cloud, Minnesota

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